Aromatic Mulled Wine. Glogg – the heavily spiced mulled wine that is perfect to bring cheer in the deep of winter. Learn how to make mulled wine with this classic mulled wine recipe. It's easy to make on the stovetop or in the slow cooker, and the perfect holiday entertaining recipe.
Mulled wine, also known as spiced wine, is a beverage usually made with red wine along with various mulling spices and sometimes raisins. It is served hot or warm and is alcoholic, although there are non-alcoholic versions of it. It is a traditional drink during winter, especially around Christmas. You can have Aromatic Mulled Wine using 12 ingredients and 4 steps. Here is how you make it.
Ingredients of Aromatic Mulled Wine
- Prepare 1 of bottle red or white wine (750ml).
- It’s 1 of orange or 3 clementines.
- Prepare 2 of cinnamon sticks.
- Prepare 1 of old vanilla pod (seeds used in another recipe).
- You need 1 tsp of whole cloves.
- Prepare 1 of handful of dried sour cherries.
- It’s 3 of star anis.
- Prepare 1 pinch of grated nutmeg.
- Prepare 1/2 tsp of grated ginger.
- You need 1 of shot rum.
- Prepare 2 of or 3 mixed berries tea bags (or other fruity teas).
- It’s 1 of sweetener.
Mulled wine is a traditional holiday treat in many Old World countries. And while the mulled wine will be affected by the quality of wine that you use, any subtle flavors touted by fine wines will be lost in. Aromatic mulled wine is a Christmas classic, but why not try a new twist with our easy mulled wine granita? Find more Christmas recipes at Tesco Real Food.
Aromatic Mulled Wine step by step
- Pour wine in a medium sized pot over medium low heat.
- Juice and zest orange or clementines and add to the pot as well as cinnamon, vanilla, cloves, dried cherries, nutmeg, ginger and star anis.
- Bring mixture to a very gentle boil and simmer for about 15 minutes then take off heat. At this point you could add a few tablespoons water if flavors are too strong.
- Add tea bags, sweetener and rum. Leave a few minutes to infuse then strain mixture discarding solids (but keep rehidrated cherries). Serve immediately.
Most mulled wine recipes call for an appreciable amount of sugar, or, to give it its chemical name, sucrose. Finally, the sweet, aromatic flavour of cinnamon is a key mulled wine constituent. While German mulled wine typically just heads for the spices and citrus flavor, Sweedish Glögg is a combination of red wine, port, and brandy steeped with aromatic spices. This mulled wine recipe is just the thing to warm you up over the Christmas period. This mulled wine recipe combines all of the flavours of Christmas in one glass!